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  • Chicagoan arrested in Ferguson: Shooting 'worth getting angry about'

    Chicagoan arrested in Ferguson: Shooting 'worth getting angry about'
    Charlie Coffeen was one of four Chicagoans arrested Monday in Ferguson, Mo., a little more than a week after a police officer there shot and killed an unarmed teenager and sparked sometimes violent protests.  A 26-year-old musician from Logan Square,...
  • 17-year-old fatally shot in Hampton

    17-year-old fatally shot in Hampton
    A 17-year-old was fatally shot in Hampton Tuesday evening, police said. The incident happened just after 7:45 p.m. in the 1800 block of Copperfield Road, which is not far from the intersection of Todds Lane and Aberdeen Road, Hampton police said on...
  • Police Shoot Hartford Teen With Taser; Family, Witnesses Dispute Officers' Version

    HARTFORD — An 18-year old Hartford teen was taken to St. Francis Hospital Tuesday afternoon after he was shot by a police Taser during what police described as a "group disturbance." Police said the teen, 18-year old Luis Anglero Jr., was acting...
  • Ferguson protest area subdued as night falls

    FERGUSON, Mo. The streets that have convulsed with protests over the shooting death of Michael Brown by a Ferguson police officer for several nights were quiet and subdued Tuesday evening as about 250 people milled around. On the section of West...
  • St. Louis police fatally shoot man who brandished knife

    ST. LOUIS St. Louis city police officers shot and killed a man they say brandished a knife at them outside a market Tuesday afternoon. The shooting was about 12:30 p.m., police said. Witnesses said the man who was shot had been inside Six Stars Market....
  • Man Took Drugs Before Fatally Slashing Infant, Police Say

    Man Took Drugs Before Fatally Slashing Infant, Police Say
    BRISTOL — Arthur Hapgood Sr. stepped outside 211 Park St. on Monday evening to smoke some marijuana, and when he returned, he was a changed man, witnesses told police. He was making bizarre comments, waving his arms and yelling, and then started...
  • Overnight shootings leave 2 dead, 5 hurt

    Overnight shootings leave 2 dead, 5 hurt
    Shootings on the South, West and Southwest sides left at least two people dead and five people hurt overnight, including three people shot, one fatally, in a single attack in the Gresham neighborhood, according to police. The Gresham shooting happened...
  • Funeral planned for Missouri teen shot by police as clashes persist

    Funeral planned for Missouri teen shot by police as clashes persist
    Police said early on Tuesday they came under heavy gunfire and arrested 31 people during another night of racially charged protests in Ferguson, Missouri, sparked by the fatal shooting of an unarmed black teenager by a white policeman 10 days ago. Funeral...
  • Feds could go several ways in probe of Ferguson shooting

    WASHINGTON Several options await the Justice Department inquiry that Attorney General Eric Holder will see firsthand Wednesday in embattled Ferguson, Mo., where he will meet with law enforcement authorities investigating the police shooting of 18-year-old...
  • The race to be wrong surges ahead in volatile Ferguson

    The events in Ferguson, Mo., have launched a familiar spectacle: the race to be wrong first. Michael Brown, an 18-year-old African-American man, was shot by Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson. The Washington Post had more on the story about what...
  • OPD officer fired AR-15 at car 88 feet away, behind closed gate, report says

    OPD officer fired AR-15 at car 88 feet away, behind closed gate, report says
    When Officer David Johnston opened fire on a fleeing suspect at a downtown Orlando apartment complex, nearly 90 feet and closed metal gates separated him from his target, according to newly released prosecution documents. Those are among several new...